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Alcohol and Other Drugs In The Workplace


Learn about what alcohol and other drugs are, their health impacts, the psychology around why people use these substances, the impact of drugs and alcohol in the workplace and how to manage and create a safe workplace.

Not sure if this course is right for you? We provide a taster before payment is required to unlock the rest of the course.

Who is this course for?

For Individuals:

  • To ensure that they remain safe
  • Wanting to make sure their skills and knowledge are current and up to date with the latest industry standards

For Businesses:

  • That want to help your staff understand the impact of alcohol and drugs can have on themselves and and their workplace
  • That want a simple and easy way to manage staff courses with a employer account (simple invoicing, access to staff certificates and personalised training page)

Course outline

This course is divided into the following parts:

  • Part 1: What are alcohol and drugs?
    • What are alcohol and drugs
    • What is alcohol
    • Standard Drinks
    • Blood Alcohol Concentration
    • Prescription drugs
    • Illegal and illicit drugs
  • Part 2: Health effects associated with using alcohol and drugs
    • Alcohol consumption
    • Drug consumption
    • Pregnancy and alcohol and drugs
  • Part 3: Impact of drug and alcohol use in the workplace
    • Psychology behind alcohol and drug use
    • Third-party harms of alcohol and drugs use in the workplace
  • Part 4: Maintaining and promoting a safe workplace that is free from alcohol and drugs
    • Risks of alcohol and drug use in the workplace
    • Workplace policy on alcohol and drug use
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Education programs


Is this course accredited?

No, this is an awareness course only.

Will I get a licence when I complete this course?

No, this course has no licensed outcome, but you will receive a Statement of Completion.

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$45.00 (Includes GST)


1 hour


Start any time


A Statement of Completion will be emailed on successful completion of this course.

Learner support

If you have learning or physical needs, including difficulties accessing a computer or the internet, or English Language, Literacy or Numeracy (LL&N) needs, please contact us prior to attending your course and we can discuss suitable support options.

If you are concerned that your language, literacy or numeracy skills will not be sufficient to complete the course, please complete our free, online interactive LL&N assessment. You will need to create an account and log in. We will contact you to discuss your results and any support we can provide or refer you to other suitable support agencies.

Why Choose Inscope Training?

100% online course

100% Online Course

Complete your awareness course quickly and easily online, no need to visit a classroom.

Instant Certification

Instant Certificate

Receive your Statement of Completion certificate as soon as you complete the course.

Industry relevant content

Industry-relevant content

Our course content is kept up to date with Industry changes.


Learn at your own pace

We keep a record of how far you've progressed with your course, so you can complete it whenever it suits you.

Are you looking to upskill or improve your job prospects?

We offer industry-relevant accredited and awareness short courses with flexible delivery around Australia.

If you’re a business and want to put multiple employees through our short courses, our Employer Accounts make it easy.

Manage your staff or student training online through our Employer Accounts portal. Call us on 1300 579 808 for an obligation-free discussion and demonstration.

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